Dollars & Sense
The Law Office of Susan Weidman has opened up a third location, in Rehoboth Beach. They opened in mid-March in the State Farm Insurance building, in the same plaza as Nage and Outlet Liquors.
Realizing that the Route 24 area needed a local pet shop, Joan Hall and Ginny Harding last month opened Crazy Grannies’ Pet Supplies.
Delaware Beach Life publisher Terry Plowman said he has come to appreciate the value of a lending hand. In the midst of the recession, when so many Sussex County businesses were dealing with the worst economic times they had experienced, Plowman realized he needed an advisor to keep him on track.
The Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAOR) is seeking nominations for the organization’s annual Realtor of the Year award. The award, which recognizes a Sussex County Realtor who has exemplified superior customer service and overall excellence during the course of the last five years, is given each year by the county’s only real estate trade organization.
Whether they’re a job seeker looking for work after a tough economic period or a business leader hoping to hire fresh faces, Delaware’s U.S. Congressional delegation is aiming to connect people at a job fair on Tuesday, April 30.
Beach Liquors has a new location in Fenwick Island, with a minor shift in ownership for the store, which is located in the Bay Plaza Shopping Center. Jerry Kappes, who owns Beach Liquors in Bethany Beach, explained that he and his wife, Jacque, and sons Michael and Scott, made the decision to buy the Bethany store on the Sunday of the Fourth of July weekend in 1999 and were open that Friday.
ResortQuest Real Estate announced this week that Michael Kappes has joined the firm’s Bethany Beach office on Coastal Highway.
The 2013 rental season is shaping up to be a plus for the local economy. And with the trickle-down effect, that should be good news to the many cleaning companies, equipment rental companies, restaurants and stores in the area that depend on the tourist season to make their living.
How would you like to treat yourself to a relaxing spa night, all for a good cause? Local spas and salons are partnering for the first annual Beauty for the Beach House fundraiser, in memory of Elizabeth Shoemaker and benefiting Justin’s Beach House.
New markets join in Bellefonte, Dover
The Delaware farmers’ market season launches this month, featuring new markets in Dover and Bellefonte, with farmers and markets fresh off a record-setting sales season of nearly $2 million last year.
Windows 8 users can now take advantage of the popular Delaware Fresh farm-market location app from the Delaware Department of Agriculture. The app is now available for all Windows 8 devices, from mobile phones and tablets to Windows 8 desktops, joining existing iPhone and Android versions.
ResortQuest Real Estate recently announced the February 2013 top producers at its southeast Sussex County locations.
Bill Hand of the Marketplace at Sea Colony office received honors as the top listing agent for February.
Beazer Homes announced this week the grand opening of its newest neighborhood, Bishop’s Landing, to be held Saturday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the community sales center located at the intersection of Windmill and Burbage roads in Millville.
Representatives of The Peninsula at Indian River Bay announced this week that Wells Fargo would be taking ownership of the community early this summer, but they said the vision for the community is not changing.
Susan Clark, Broker/owner of Lighthouse Realty Group Inc. announced this week that the office has a new location, at 59 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 200, in Ocean View, across from Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church on Route 26.
ResortQuest Real Estate announced this week that Christina Meiklejohn Antonioli has joined the firm’s Marketplace office on Coastal Highway near Bethany Beach.
Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc., once said, “To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.” Those disciplines necessary to succeed in business are the focus of a new Entrepreneurial Enlightenment Program offered to students as part of Delaware Tech’s Academic Challenge Program at the
“Dirt, grime, food soil, mold, mildew, and even bacteria are your tile and grout’s biggest enemies,” said Dave Vincent of Beach Brite Hard Surface Restorations.
Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s International Realty (OASIR) announced this week the recent addition of Realtors Anne Powell and Jennifer Hughes to their team of real estate professionals.
Last summer, Bethany Dental Associates welcomed dentist Matt Baran into their practice as their newest general dentist. Baran completed his undergraduate degree at Bucknell University and graduated from Temple University, where he did his dental training, and completed his residency at York Hospital in June of last year.
There’s a new advisor in town — as Hoover Financial Services opened its doors to the public, offering more than three decades of experience. In November, David Hoover opened his second financial services office in Millville.
It’s a new year, and as they say, ‘Out with the old, and in with the new,’ which is exactly what Hocker’s and G&E have done, with a revamped Hocker’s Gold Card and gasoline now coming from Liberty Gas.
Connor-Jacobsen Realty has been a landmark in Bethany Beach real estate for more than 60 years. This year, the business was put into the hands of Marie Cahill, who has been with the company since 2008 and in local real estate for more than a quarter-century.
If cooking for a full house this Christmas doesn’t sound like fun, or maybe your brood is slowly getting smaller as children move away and do their own thing, why not order in? Off the Hook Market in Bethany Beach is offering ready-to-cook Christmas dinners this year, after successfully launching the idea at Thanksgiving.
There is always someone on that holiday gift list who has everything and is just impossible to buy for — so why not think outside the box this season and get them a custom-made surfboard? Or, if surfing is not their thing, there is always something to be found at Millville Town Peddler in Millville, a shop with “a little bit of everything!”
There’s a new option for those seeking oil changes in the Millsboro area, with the opening four months ago of Castrol Premium Lube Express on Route 113. While the business opened in July, they held their grand opening in September, explained owner Jean Marsiglia, and tied it in to benefit the Millsboro Volunteer Fire Company.
Just in time for Thanksgiving, although it is popular all year long, Capriotti’s now delivers its famous Bobbie sandwich — the nationally acclaimed best-seller — complete with homemade turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, and mayo. Well, that, and everything else on the menu as well.
In April, Dagsboro Antique Center celebrated a decade in business, although that didn’t come as a surprise for the many of “regulars” that have been shopping there since the beginning. To those who stop and shop and then remark about how they didn’t know it was there, it’s a first-time visit, but for many, it’s a staple shop to visit while they are in town.
Good Earth Market and Organic Farm in Millville has built up a reputation over the years for providing the community with healthy alternatives when it comes to local produce, natural goods and earth-friendly selections, but there’s something new in store — literally. The Birch Tree Café, located right inside the market, is an exclusively gluten-free restaurant, complete with an espresso bar and bake shop, providing diners with a warm environment or a bite on the go, while offering a healthy alternative from the everyday routine.
Historically, the term “fishkiller” referred to the watermen who traditionally returned with a profitable catch time and time again. Well, Captain Chet Townsend, owner of the aptly named Fishkiller’s Lobster Shack near Dagsboro, is taking advantage of a new location with a warm season on the water, as Townsend and his crew continue to dish out seafood favorites from a kitchen inside his eye-catching red trailer throughout the summer.